Saffron Peach Iced Tea – Saffron and peach combined with tea give refreshing and cooling effect on a hot sunny day.
3 Sugar Cubes
2 Tbsps. Peach Syrup
2 ½ Tsp Tea Leaves
15-20 Kesari Saffron Strands
1 ½ Peach, quartered
10 Basil Leaves
In a saucepan, add water and bring to the boil. Take a ladleful of the boiling water and pour into a small bowl.
Add saffron strands into the small bowl with hot water and let it infuse for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, pour the saffron water back into the saucepan and reduce the heat to low.
Add tea, sugar and peach syrup to the saucepan and mix well. Cook for 4-5 minutes and strain.
In the meantime, add ice and quartered peach into a glass jug. Pour the hot tea into the jug and add the basil leaves. Mix well, taste and adjust sugar.
Pour into ice-filled glasses, garnish with more peach & basil and serve chilled.